So what are the Thirteen Leadership Traits?
Judgment – This is used in your decision making process.
Justice – As Napoleon Hill states, “I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure unless built upon truth and justice.”
Decisiveness – The ability to make the right decision on the fly.
Initiative – Do things without being to do so and not expecting anything in return.
Dependability – A trait that allows anyone to come to you and they know you will deliver.
Tact – The ability to communicate to others without force or raising your voice. Tact requires self-control.
Integrity – Truth! Accepting responsibility for ones actions.
Bearing – Also referred to as Focus. The ability to concentrate and stay on task.
Unselfishness – The willingness to do whatever it takes to help out.
Courage – The ability to take on any task and face adversity in the eyes.
Knowledge – Knowing what you’re doing isn’t enough. You must always continue to seek out information and learn something new every day.
Loyalty – Always be true to your fellow humanity. Never speak ill of anyone no matter how much you think they may deserve it.
Enthusiasm – You must be excited about everything you set out to do. If what you’re doing doesn’t make you excited, you must find an alternative method.
These thirteen leadership traits will guide you to success if used properly in your everyday life. Don’t limit these traits to just your professional career. Live your personal livelihood under this umbrella and your sure to bring happiness and joy into your life.
By Nathan Dean